Stock Exchange release October 31, 2000 02:43:00 PM CET

METSO'S FINANCIAL INFORMATION IN 2001

Metso Corporation will publish its financial information in 2001 as follows:

February 13, 2001, 2000 Financial Statements
May 3, 2001, Interim Review for January - March 2001
August 7, 2001, Interim Review for January - June 2001
October 31, 2001, Interim Review for January - September 2001

The Annual Report for 2000 will be published during the week 11 in March 2001.

Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting is planned to be held on March 28, 2001.